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15 small cap funds underperform their benchmarks in three years SBI Small Cap Fund, the third largest scheme in the small cap category based on assets managed, failed to beat its respective benchmark in a three year period. The scheme offered 24.81% against 30.90% by its benchmark (S&P BSE 250 Small Cap – TRI). Shrinking CAD gives RBI a better cushionAccording to Shaktikanta Das, India’s current account deficit is manageable.

  • There has always been a business case for ensuring diverse and inclusive workforces, but in the age of AI, as we increasingly rely on machines to make decisions that impact humans, it’s more important than ever.
  • Anglo American Platinum is cutting 15% of its workforce due to economic pressures and operational challenges.
  • It’s becoming increasingly common for companies and brands to appoint a Chief Experience Officer to ensure these principles are fully integrated into all business strategies.
  • February 18, 2024 • Xolair is considered the first medication approved by the FDA that can help protect against severe allergic reactions brought on by accidental exposure to certain foods.
  • U.S. President Joe Biden spent months wanting a “pause” in the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

Business insolvencies had the sharpest increase in more than three decades last year, according to a new report, which highlights that Canadian firms are struggling with higher debt-carrying costs. Dalhousie University food researcher Sylvain Charlebois told MPs that there is no substantiated evidence of profiteering within the food retail industry in Canada. The consortium behind an airport overhaul in the Montreal area has shored up funding for the effort thanks to a $90-million loan from the Canada Infrastructure Bank.

Stock market today: Asian stocks mixed after Tech stocks pull Wall Street lower with focus on Nvidia

India has to free the bulk of its population from dependence on agriculture soonFarmers in India need policy changes to address excessive cereal production and inadequate protein and oil. Diversification of agriculture is crucial, along with population absorption in industry and services for competitive wages and affordable food. Farmers are on the warpath, across Europe, demanding lower input prices, protection from imports and environmental regulation, and higher subsidy. Cheap Ukrainian wheat exports corrode Polish solidarity against Russian aggression. ‘Hong Kong stocks posted positive returns in the past four Years of the Dragon,’ finance chief Paul Chan said on the first trading day of Lunar New Year, citing China’s improving economy and potential rate cuts as possible catalysts.

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Deteriorating finances, rising debt, and policy uncertainty have led to the threat of a downgrade from S&P Global Ratings. International average dairy prices have reached their highest level since October 2022. Revenue was down due to weaker consumer demand in China and losing a major customer in North America. January 29, 2024Canon Marketing Malaysia collaborates with MBSP and SPMP for bird conservation activities in Penang, launching a microsite and promoting sustainability.